Joanna is a 1st Dan Roger Gracie Black Belt with over 15 years of experience in Martial Arts.

She is a former BJJ Grand Slam Black Belt Champion and a Brown Belt European and World Champion.  Having competed extensively throughout her career, she is now focused on teaching at the Elevate Martial Arts and Strengths n London. 

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Francisco Jose Ruano is a 1st Degree Black Belt under Cesar Lima/Roger Gracie. Francisco has 15 years of experience in the sport of Jiu Jitsu and is currently training and teaching at VLCN Gran Canaria. His preferred style is No Gi Grappling. 


Mili Gentile is a certified Yoga and Meditation teacher (600 hours), passionate about Eastern philosophy and science, with studies conducted in Argentina, India, Sri Lanka and Spain.

She is also a Facilitator of TRE (Trauma and Tension Releasing Exercises) a innovative therapy that helps liberating the body and the nervous system from old patters of stress, improving vitality, mobility and relaxation.


Carlos Garrapucho is an MMA coach and instructor, a TKD Black Belt, winner of the MMA mundial in Ukraine. He trains with Equipo shootdefence MMA TENERIFE and is currently teaching at Duke Gym Tenerife.